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How would you play this hole?

Postby jakee » Sun Jan 23, 2011 2:48 pm

This is hole 6 at my home course in American Fork, UT. What line and type of shot would you use on this hole? Just thought it would be fun to get some different perspectives/ideas.

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This is the view from the teepad.

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Halfway up.

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There she is!

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A little better view.

I still have yet to make it all the way up from the tee. Couple doinks off the wall though. :)
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Re: How would you play this hole?

Postby dgdave » Sun Jan 23, 2011 2:55 pm

How long is it and how high is the ceiling?
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Re: How would you play this hole?

Postby roman » Sun Jan 23, 2011 3:04 pm

Depending on the distance/ceiling I would throw my really flippy Comet or my really flippy Assassin on a hyzerflip line. There was a similar hole (more elevation, more trees in the way) that I played in Missouri and I had to throw my Assassin to get all the way up there even though it was only about 230ft.
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Re: How would you play this hole?

Postby jakee » Sun Jan 23, 2011 3:11 pm

Approximately 230 ft. Pretty high ceiling in the winter. Less so in the summer. Prob around 35 ft I would guess.
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Re: How would you play this hole?

Postby Smigles » Sun Jan 23, 2011 3:17 pm

Well, the simple answer is buzzz, straight, flat, at about 3 feet above wall height.

Execution is another thing :) I would probably end up hitting the wall, approaching and then putting for 3.
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Re: How would you play this hole?

Postby jakee » Sun Jan 23, 2011 3:20 pm

^ Exactly what I do with my Spider. Kinda scary though sometimes cause it's all hard packed dirt and I've hit the wall and rolled all the way back down before.
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Re: How would you play this hole?

Postby JR » Sun Jan 23, 2011 4:13 pm

Substituting something with way more glide while fading as little or less uphill reduces the power requirement immensely thus possibly increasing your accuracy and repeatability. Buzzz would be good, possible tweener discs between mids and fairway drivers could work too. Kite, Storm and Squall come to mind as possibilities. Kite and Storm from experience Squall from hearsay.
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Re: How would you play this hole?

Postby disc junkie » Sun Jan 23, 2011 4:15 pm

Im a lefty

Id throw my Opto fuse on an Anny into the basket 8)
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Re: How would you play this hole?

Postby jakee » Sun Jan 23, 2011 4:21 pm

disc junkie wrote:Im a lefty

Id throw my Opto fuse on an Anny into the basket 8)


Hehe. That would be awesome.
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Re: How would you play this hole?

Postby jubuttib » Sun Jan 23, 2011 5:34 pm

P-MD2 straight down the middle.
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Re: How would you play this hole?

Postby Itchy » Sun Jan 23, 2011 5:51 pm

First thought is a straight flying putter... probably a Wizard. If that didn't make it far enough I'd probably try an Opto River.

But I'd guess a Wizard would make it within putting range off the tee sans any trees.
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Re: How would you play this hole?

Postby jakee » Sun Jan 23, 2011 8:53 pm

I just got a Wizard a week or two ago. 175g soft. I LOVE it. Haven't played my home course with it yet though. I'll have to try that. The Wiz is quickly becoming my favorite disc.
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Re: How would you play this hole?

Postby Itchy » Sun Jan 23, 2011 9:15 pm

I know I thought it was hokie to play a course with only my putter, but I've done it a few times with my friends and it really taught me a thing or two about the flight profile of my putters and just how surprisingly far they can fly. 200-250 straight laser beam shots (what I used to use an understable mid for) are great with a Wizard. I actually line drived a 120-ish foot putt that was supposed to be an approach with my Wizard yesterday morning with my Wizard for an eagle.

My only concern is getting it over that wall... you might need more glide, so my second recommendation was the River.

But yeah, give your Wizard a try.
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Re: How would you play this hole?

Postby JHern » Sun Jan 23, 2011 9:35 pm

Easy answer: flip a Mako, beat up Buzzz, or similar up from hyzer to flat and straight through that gap to the basket. So long as you hit the gap and get through, any errors on your throw will still leave you with a chance at deuce.
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Re: How would you play this hole?

Postby masterbeato » Sun Jan 23, 2011 9:55 pm

i would play a flat hyzer, nose up at the end with a wasp.
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